Under the radar: great technologies you could be using

by Jay Cross on January 27, 2009

Learning Technologies 2009

Track 1 Session 1

Learning technologies: the road ahead

Under the radar: great technologies that you could be using

  • URL for this page:http://www.informl.com/2009/01/27/under-the-radar-great-technologies-you-could-be-using/
  • TInyURL for this page: http://tinyurl.com/asge7d

This is the jump page for a presentation January 28. That’s why the syntax is choppy — and why I keep changing it.

Collaborative Learning;

Blip.fm for exploring music (and our soundtrack) MariaFernanda choconancy

Backnoise for back channel, to get more conversations going. Go here to take part.

Poll: Jane’s Top 100 List

  • Write a blog?
  • Twitter
  • TED talks
  • RSS Reader
  • YouTube, SlideShare
  • Skype/Instant messaging
  • Google Docs/collaborative writing

Learner redefined. Prospering in community with others. Becoming who you are. Getting good at what you do. Figuring out how to do a good job. Preparing for an uncertain future. More.




Smart Search, e.g. Informal Learning Flow. Tony Karrer. Jay Cross

Activity streams, e.g. Jay’s FriendFeed. FriendFeed. Jay’s Tumblr.

Jay’s learning ecosystem

jaycross.com is Jay’s home page. It maps to lots of things we’ll talk about.

Research page is a starting point for feeds, searches, and proven destinations.

interface is my personal launch page, and it includes links to many of the technologies we’ll cover today.

blogs, one of which is home to this page.

Community, where you can add comments and ask questions after this session.

overview of these pages on Jing


Mimeo on-demand publishing for training

Lulu on-demand publishing for books

Veodia video directly to the cloud. Example.

EyeJot for video email and a sample

Scribd “social publishing” for documents


Google for an ever-greater array of services. Docs.

Delicious tools for shared bookmarks

MindMeister for collaborative mind-mapping

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